Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Debutante Wamiqa Gabbi has been chosen as the female lead in Geethanjali Selvaraghavan's Tamil directorial debut "Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam", which is currently on the floors and is nearing completion. "Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam" was planned and shelved a few years ago by filmmaker Selvaraghavan, but his wife Geethanjali has taken over the reins of the project now. More »Wamiqa is Geethanjali Selvaraghavan's heroine
Washington, March 23 (ANI): 'Mission: Impossible 5' is officially titled 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation.' More »New ad reveals 'M:I 5' official name as 'M:I Rogue Nation'
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty on Monday said she is consulting her legal team over allegations that a company run by her fraudulently induced a Kolkata-based company to invest Rs.9 crore. His 2minute Fame can't b @ the cost of my hard earned reputation (sic)," Shilpa posted on Twitter. The case against the actress and Ripu Sudan Kundra of Essential Sports and Media Private Limited, was filed by M.K. Media Private Limited. More »Seeking legal advice: Shilpa Shetty on fraud case
Washington, Mar.23 (ANI): Sony Pictures will adapt Broadway's 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' for big screen, it has been reported. More »Sony set to turn Broadway's 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' into feature film
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) The style factor in Gopichand-starrer Telugu actioner "Jil" will differentiate it from the actor's earlier outings, says its director Radha Krishna, who adds he couldn't have pulled off the project without the support of his hero. "Gopichand has been given a stylish makeover, but it wasn't done intentionally. The style factor will make 'Jil' stand out from his earlier films," Radha told IANS. Gopichand also lost weight to look fit in the titular character. More »Style factor in 'Jil' will make it stand out: Director
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Actress Raashi Khanna has rubbished rumours that she's doing an item number in actor Akkineni Akhil's yet-untitled Telugu project. More »Not doing any item number: Raashi Khanna
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Producer Dil Raju says he had suggested the title "Ok Bangaram" for the Telugu version of filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Ok Kanmani", which will release in cinemas in April. He said it means 'Ok dear', and I felt 'Ok Bangaram' would be apt for the Telugu version. Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nitya Menon, the film is said to be the veteran's comeback to the romance genre after a decade. More »Dil Raju suggested 'Ok Bangaram' title to Mani Ratnam
By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Whether it's the earnest Josiah Bartlet from "The West Wing" or the manipulative Frank Underwood in "House of Cards," Americans prefer television presidents to their real-life POTUS, President Barack "No Drama" Obama. A Reuters-Ipsos poll taken this month found 54 percent of Americans held an unfavorable opinion of Obama, known for his cool and cautious presidential style, while 46 percent were favorable. In contrast, asked to imagine that David Palmer of "24" was president, 89 percent of those who had seen the real-time Fox counterterrorism drama said they held a favorable rating of the decisive president played by Dennis Haysbert. Martin Sheen's Jed Bartlet of "The West Wing" - beloved by Democrats, including many who work in Obama's White House - was rated favorably by 82 percent of its NBC viewers. More »Fictional TV presidents more popular than Obama - poll
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has blamed "older men" for dominating the music industry and dictating what the female artists should wear. The 31-year old singer has hit out at the sexualisation of women in the music industry and claimed that being sexy was great to an extent but one should not "sexualise" to sell music, The Mirror reported. The 'Crazy Stupid Love' singer added sexual objectification of oneself was unnecessary, and that she would never do anything she didn't want to. More »Cheryl Fernandez-Versini blames 'older men' for 'sexualizing' women in music industry
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Louis Tomlinson's former girlfriend Eleanor Calder was spotted in pain over the pictures of the One Direction's vocalist that got viral on internet. More »Louis Tomlinson's ex gal-pal gutted over his pics with half-naked mystery girl
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Russell Crowe, who recently appeared at 'The Jonathan Ross Show' with Elizabeth Hurley looked smitten by the actress and eventually planted a kiss on her lips. Jonathan Ross, the host of the show made the day special for the 50-year-old actor by encouraging him, when he expressed his desire to kiss Hurley in the 'Would I Lie to You?' round, and at the end the actor finally got to fulfill his desire. More »Russell Crowe kisses Elizabeth Hurley on 'The Jonathan Ross Show'
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): Scott Eastwood has revealed that his father Clint Eastwood never pushed him into the acting industry, but always advised him to "be a man" every step of the way. During an interview with Treats! Magazine, the 29-year old 'Fury' star disclosed that his father didn't care whether he would become a plumber or actor, but advised him to be "humble", "work hard" and "be a man", New York Post reported. More »Clint Eastwood advised me to 'be a man', reveals son Scott
London, Mar.23 (ANI): The "World's happiest playlist" was recently unveiled by the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the International Day of Happiness with Stevie Wonder anthem. Ed Sheeran, James Blunt, David Guetta and John Legend were among the musicians and actors who contributed to the UN's official feel-good selection, designed to spread cheer among listeners and raise awareness of the International Day of Happiness, the Independent reported. More »Here are the world's 'happiest' songs
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Zoe Saldana has joined the heated Elton John-Dolce and Gabbana row, saying that it "would be the stupidest thing" to boycott the designers over their "synthetic" babies remark. The designers had earlier commented that children born through IVF or surrogacy were synthetic, which had led to Elton John boycotting the brand with many others like Andy Cohen, Ricky Martin, Madonna, and Sharon Stone joining the ban. Meanwhile, the designers have clarified they had no intention to judge other people's choices and had just shared personal views. More »It's 'stupid' to boycott D and G over the IVF comment row, says Zoe Saldana
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Lionsgate has called 'Insurgent's' opening weekend at 54 million dollars with 101million dollars worldwide, topping the Box Office. 'Insurgent's' stateside figure of 54 million dollars is essentially 1 percent off from 'Divergent,' which opened with 54.6 million dollars in weekend sales in March 2014, the Deadline reported. The sequel fell a little short of 'Divergent's' 22.8 million dollars with its Friday's 21.3 million dollars, but Insurgent's Saturday of 19.875 million dollars improved slightly over Divergent's 19.85 million dollars a year ago. Richie Fay, Lionsgate's domestic theatrical distribution president, said that a great indication of the growing power of 'Insurgent' is its Friday to Saturday hold along with its A- CinemaScore. More »'Insurgent' tops weekend Box Office with $54M earnings but misses 'Divergent' mark
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Rob Kardashian has compared his elder sister Kim Kardashian to the 'Gone Girl' psychopath character Amy Dunne. More »Rob Kardashian compares Kim K to bitch from 'Gone Girl'
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Taylor Swift has beaten porn peddlers as she has bought two domain names TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult. More »Taylor Swift buys porn-site domains with her name
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Vin Diesel choked down while honoring his co-star and friend Late Paul Walker at the screening of 'Furious 7'. More »Vin Diesel wells up while honoring late Paul Walker
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A man who was egged by Justin Bieber has now demanded a million dollars from the star for destroying his image as an online auto industry leader. According to the sources, the man Jeff Schwartz that the incident has put him in the light and he's known as the guy Bieber had egged and spit on, which is harming the reputation he had worked hard for over 20 years, TMZ.com reported. Bieber was placed on 2 years probation for the egging act and had moved aways from Schwartz and Calabasas. More »Justin Bieber's 'egging victim' demands 1M $ for damaging his career
U.S. rapper Kendrick Lamar scored his first British number one album on Sunday when his "To Pimp A Butterfly" knocked Sam Smith's "In the Lonely Hours" off the top spot in its first week of release, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. Lamar's follow-up to his 2012 debut had already broken global records for music streaming service Spotify when it was streamed more than 9.6 million times on the service on Monday. British singer-songwriter Smith, however, retained his position at the top of the Official Singles Chart for a second week with his collaboration with John Legend, "Lay Me Down", in aid of charity Comic Relief. Electronica trio Years & Years' "King" held onto the number two spot, while "FourFiveSeconds" by Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney climbed two places to number three, and clinched the title of the week's most streamed track, with 1.98 million streams, the Official Charts Company said. More »U.S. rapper Kendrick Lamar scores UK album number one
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Paul Dalio, a film director who has bipolar disorder, said he made "Mania Days" because he wanted filmgoers to see the world through the eyes of those with mental illness. The movie, which premiered in the past week at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin and stars Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby, tells the story of a manic-depressive man and woman who are made for each other and destructive together. Dalio said there have been noble efforts to portray mental illness on film from those without firsthand knowledge and said he wanted to tell the inside story of what it is like to live with the disease. In a relationship with peaks and valleys brought on by mental illness, the two share humor, tenderness and bewildering acts that include taking a subcompact car into a fast-flowing river. More »Director tries for inside story of mental illness in 'Mania Days'
Sajid Nadiadwala who has been a mentor to Kriti Sanon, spends time with the actress before she starts the shoot of her next. When Sajid Nadiadwala launched Kriti Sanon last year in Heropanti, he knew what potential this young actress has. She reached out to Sajid who instantly made time to meet the young actress. More »Kriti Sanon Meets Mentor Sajid Nadiadwala Before Shooting For Rohit Shetty’s Dilwale
Hrithik Roshan, who is currently in Maldives along with his sons, Hrehaan, Hridaan, mother Pinky and sister Sunaina Roshan, made his fans day! Hrithik has a massive fan following. The crowd went gaga when they realized that Hrithik Roshan was present among them. More »Hrithik Roshan Made His Fans Day At Maldives
Recently, Shah Rukh Khan‘s wife, Gauri Khan collaborated with fashion brand Satya Paul and showcased her Tropical collection at Lakme Fashion Week. Gauri‘s very good friends, Karan Johar and Malaika Arora Khan attended the show and showed their constant support. Though, among everyone, Shah Rukh Khan was missing. Nonetheless, Shah Rukh Khan took to his official Twitter account to praise his beautiful wife Gauri Khan. More »Shah Rukh Khan Is Extremely Proud Of His Wife Gauri Khan
Recently actor Ranveer Singh kept the audiences spell bound by his interesting gossips and stories at the India Today Conclave 2015, while actress Katrina Kaif shared the best things about her life at the same event. Ranveer Singh tweeted on his excitement for sharing the cover of the magzine with cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Pretty neat ! Apart from Sachin Tendulkar, Katrina Kaif, and Ranveer Singh, Afghanistan politician Abdullah Abdullah and Indian-born American author and public speaker, Deepak Chopra shares the cover page in the same frame. More »Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Sachin Tendulkar In One Frame